The table below looks at the statistics for the Data Architect role in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Architect
Rank 272 261 294
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +33
Contract jobs requiring a Data Architect 154 156 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.65% 0.64% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.68% 0.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 100 107 62
Average daily rate
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£550 £550 £518
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £728 £685 £611
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 £500 £440
% change year-on-year
- +13.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 - -
Data Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21920 22774 20632
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.32% 93.19% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15790 15744 13757
Average daily rate £425 £430 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 436 372 536
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £47.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

Data Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Architect in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Data Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Data Architect
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Data Architect across the London region.

Data Architect Daily Rate Trend in London

Data Architect
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Data Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Data Architect Daily Rate Histogram in London

Data Architect
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Data Architect across the London region.

Data Architect Hourly Rate Trend in London

Data Architect
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Architect within the London region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +8 30 £575 +3.37% 4
Docklands, London +8 1 £555 -20.71%
Data Architect
England

Data Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Data Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Data Architect in their job title.

1 148 (49.66%) Data Modelling
2 141 (47.32%) Data Architecture
3 82 (27.52%) Oracle
4 75 (25.17%) Migration
5 68 (22.82%) Finance
5 68 (22.82%) Data Warehouse
6 63 (21.14%) SQL
7 58 (19.46%) Business Intelligence
7 58 (19.46%) Data Management
8 54 (18.12%) Big Data
8 54 (18.12%) Logical Data Model
9 53 (17.79%) Banking
9 53 (17.79%) Data Migration
10 51 (17.11%) Data Governance
11 42 (14.09%) Hadoop
12 41 (13.76%) SQL Server
13 37 (12.42%) Master Data Management
13 37 (12.42%) Physical Data Model
14 36 (12.08%) Analytics
14 36 (12.08%) TOGAF
15 33 (11.07%) Sybase
16 30 (10.07%) UNIX
17 29 (9.73%) ETL
18 27 (9.06%) NoSQL
19 25 (8.39%) Apache Hive
19 25 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
19 25 (8.39%) Teradata
20 24 (8.05%) Investment Banking
20 24 (8.05%) Data Integration
20 24 (8.05%) Project Management

Data Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region that cited Data Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Data Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (5.03%) Apache Pig
2 10 (3.36%) Oracle Coherence
3 9 (3.02%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.34%) Apache
5 3 (1.01%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.67%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (0.67%) IIS
6 2 (0.67%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.67%) Mule
7 1 (0.34%) SAS
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.34%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (1.01%) MS Office
2 2 (0.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 7 (2.35%) SAP CRM
2 6 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (1.34%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.67%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (0.34%) ElastiCache
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.34%) IaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.34%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) PaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.38%) SAN
2 12 (4.03%) NAS
3 5 (1.68%) LAN
3 5 (1.68%) WAN
4 3 (1.01%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (0.67%) MVNO
5 2 (0.67%) Firewall
6 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.34%) DNS
6 1 (0.34%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (22.82%) Data Warehouse
2 54 (18.12%) Big Data
3 42 (14.09%) Hadoop
4 41 (13.76%) SQL Server
5 27 (9.06%) NoSQL
6 25 (8.39%) Apache Hive
7 24 (8.05%) MongoDB
8 19 (6.38%) Oracle Database
9 18 (6.04%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (5.03%) Mahout
11 14 (4.70%) Oracle Reports
11 14 (4.70%) Crystal Reports
12 13 (4.36%) Oracle Database 11g
12 13 (4.36%) DB2
12 13 (4.36%) Data Mining
12 13 (4.36%) Relational Database
13 12 (4.03%) HBase
14 11 (3.69%) DataStage
14 11 (3.69%) Couchbase
15 10 (3.36%) HCatalog
Development Applications
1 10 (3.36%) ERwin
2 7 (2.35%) Visual Studio
2 7 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.68%) Jenkins
4 4 (1.34%) PowerDesigner
5 3 (1.01%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.67%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.34%) JUnit
7 1 (0.34%) XMLSpy
General
1 68 (22.82%) Finance
2 53 (17.79%) Banking
3 24 (8.05%) Investment Banking
4 14 (4.70%) Telecoms
5 13 (4.36%) Retail
6 9 (3.02%) Manufacturing
6 9 (3.02%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.68%) Back Office
8 4 (1.34%) Games
8 4 (1.34%) Marketing
9 3 (1.01%) Legal
10 1 (0.34%) Publishing
10 1 (0.34%) Billing
10 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.34%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.70%) XML
2 8 (2.68%) XSD
2 8 (2.68%) FpML
3 6 (2.01%) .NET
4 4 (1.34%) REST
4 4 (1.34%) Web Services
5 3 (1.01%) SOAP
6 2 (0.67%) RESTful
6 2 (0.67%) Apache CXF
6 2 (0.67%) Apache Camel
6 2 (0.67%) JSP
6 2 (0.67%) XSLT
6 2 (0.67%) HTML
6 2 (0.67%) XML Schema
6 2 (0.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 2 (0.67%) JSON
7 1 (0.34%) Java EE
7 1 (0.34%) Lucene
7 1 (0.34%) J2EE
7 1 (0.34%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.05%) Data Integration
3 21 (7.05%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.70%) Data Structures
5 14 (4.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (4.36%) Visualisation
7 12 (4.03%) Computer Science
8 8 (2.68%) Reference Data
9 7 (2.35%) Data Extraction
9 7 (2.35%) Pharmacovigilance
10 6 (2.01%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (2.01%) Derivative
11 4 (1.34%) Mobile Payment
11 4 (1.34%) Clustering
11 4 (1.34%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (1.01%) Wiki
12 3 (1.01%) Market Risk
12 3 (1.01%) Online Games
12 3 (1.01%) CESG
12 3 (1.01%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.07%) UNIX
2 22 (7.38%) Linux
3 13 (4.36%) Solaris
4 10 (3.36%) AIX
5 5 (1.68%) Windows
6 4 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
7 2 (0.67%) HPUX
8 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 148 (49.66%) Data Modelling
2 141 (47.32%) Data Architecture
3 75 (25.17%) Migration
4 58 (19.46%) Business Intelligence
4 58 (19.46%) Data Management
5 54 (18.12%) Logical Data Model
6 53 (17.79%) Data Migration
7 51 (17.11%) Data Governance
8 37 (12.42%) Master Data Management
8 37 (12.42%) Physical Data Model
9 36 (12.08%) Analytics
9 36 (12.08%) TOGAF
10 29 (9.73%) ETL
11 24 (8.05%) Project Management
12 23 (7.72%) Data Analysis
13 21 (7.05%) MapReduce
14 18 (6.04%) Enterprise Architecture
14 18 (6.04%) Data Mapping
15 16 (5.37%) UML
15 16 (5.37%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (21.14%) SQL
2 18 (6.04%) T-SQL
3 17 (5.70%) PL/SQL
3 17 (5.70%) Shell Script
4 10 (3.36%) Java
5 7 (2.35%) Python
6 3 (1.01%) C
7 2 (0.67%) Scala
7 2 (0.67%) R
7 2 (0.67%) C#
7 2 (0.67%) Ruby
7 2 (0.67%) XPath
8 1 (0.34%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (6.04%) Degree
2 13 (4.36%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.34%) MCSE
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.34%) OCP
4 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.35%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.67%) QA
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.34%) Basel III
System Software
1 23 (7.72%) Oracle RAC
2 15 (5.03%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 12 (4.03%) Apache Flume
4 9 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (3.02%) HDFS
5 5 (1.68%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.34%) vCloud
6 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (5.37%) Oozie
2 9 (3.02%) Ambari
3 7 (2.35%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.67%) Puppet
4 2 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.67%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (0.67%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.34%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle EDQ
Vendors
1 82 (27.52%) Oracle
2 33 (11.07%) Sybase
3 25 (8.39%) Teradata
4 19 (6.38%) Microsoft
5 17 (5.70%) SAP
6 16 (5.37%) Cisco
7 13 (4.36%) VMware
8 12 (4.03%) IBM
8 12 (4.03%) Netezza
9 11 (3.69%) Informatica
9 11 (3.69%) Siebel
9 11 (3.69%) Hortonworks
10 10 (3.36%) MapR
11 8 (2.68%) Cloudera
12 5 (1.68%) Intel
13 4 (1.34%) Sun
13 4 (1.34%) ATG
14 3 (1.01%) Ab Initio
14 3 (1.01%) Business Objects
14 3 (1.01%) HP
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